John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored three book chapters: “A Mottled Minority” in Narratives of Marginalized Identities in Higher Education (Northwestern University Press); and “How We Lost Our Academic Freedom: Difference and the Teaching of Ethnic and Gender Studies” in Teaching with Tension: Race, Resistance, and Reality in the Classroom (Routledge); and “Not Same, Not Different: Counting Temporalities in Peter Malekin’s Alchemy of Time and Ruth Ozeki’s Time Being” in Time, Consciousness, and Writing: Peter Malekin Illuminating the Divine Darkness (Brill Rodopi).
Jennifer Lodine-Chaffey, instructor, English, WSU Tri-Cities, authored “‘What is he whose grief bears such an emphasis?’: Hamlet’s Development of a Mourning Persona” in Quidditas: Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association.
Veronica Sandoval, doctoral candidate, languages, cultures, and race, was keynote speaker at the annual Children of Aztlan Seeking Higher Education (CASHE) conference whose theme was “You are the ripple that causes the movement.” She also was awarded the Arnold and Julia Greenwell Scholarship for Social Sciences and Humanities from the Graduate School at WSU and received the Chicana Caucus Student Scholarship at the 45th Annual Meeting of National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies. Sandoval authored “Immigration, Surveillance, and Unaccompanied Minors in the Rio Grande Valley: Nepantla Praxis in the Works of Borderland Artist Celeste De Luna” in 2018 El Mundo Zurdo 6 (Aunt Lute Press).
Nicholas D. Krebs, doctoral candidate, languages, cultures, and race, participated in the annual meeting of American Studies Association in Atlanta as a discussant representing graduate student interests on two panels: “No Ban, No Paywall, Open Access For All: The Ethics of Open Access Publishing” and “Academic Labor, Austerity, and Authoritarianism.” He also organized the panel “Generational Gifts: A Convivial Celebration of Mentoring, Scholarship, and the Future of American Studies.”
Stephanie Bauman, associate professor, psychology, WSU Tri-Cities, co-authored “Exploring and Promoting the College Attendance and Success of Racial/Ethnic Minority Students” in Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.
Cheryl Schultz, associate professor, biological sciences, WSU Vancouver, received a 2018 Project of the Year award from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program for her project “Endangered Butterflies as a Model System for Managing Source‑Sink Dynamics on Department of Defense Lands.”
David Leonard, professor, languages, cultures, and race, co-edited Woke Gaming, recently named by The Guardian as among “Six of 2018’s best new books about video games.”
Kayo Niimi, instructor, languages, cultures, and race, received the United Greek Council’s Outstanding Faculty Member Award at the 2018 Arete Awards presented by the WSU Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life.
Linda Russo, clinical associate professor, English, co-authored Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene (Wesleyan University Press).
Cliff Berkman, professor, chemistry, co-authored “First-in-Human Phase I study of CTT1057, a Novel 18F Labeled Imaging Agent with Phosphoramidate Core Targeting Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen in Prostate Cancer” in Journal of Nuclear Medicine.